30 June - 3 July 2018 Radisson Blu Plaza, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Edgar Small (University of Delaware, USA)


Dr. Edgar Small serves as an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and the Director of the Construction Engineering and Management program at the University of Delaware in the United States. He holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Buffalo in New York and has over 25 years of construction and infrastructure management experience with owners, engineers and contractors. This experience has been obtained through design and resident engineering with consulting firms, commercial general contracting, government service and program management, and academics both in the US and the Middle East. Through this background and experience, Dr. Small has developed primary research interests in construction process efficiency, construction productivity improvement, mega-project development, and sustainability in the construction environment. Research interests further extend throughout the project life-cycle with a focus on collaborative, interdisciplinary research to coupling design, construction and maintenance/operations for infrastructure systems.

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Keynote speakers

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Ghassan F. Aouad
The art and science of leadership in construction
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Tarek Bahgat
Risk Management and Governance of Mega Projects
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Daniel Castro-Lacouture
Better (and within reason) design-construction interactions in a BIM world...
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Jesus M. de la Garza
Shortcomings in Plain Vanilla CPM Schedules


Submission of abstracts
15 January 2018

Notification on abstracts' acceptance
15 February 2018

Submission of final papers
31 March 2018

Payment of early registration fee
31 March 2018

Final deadline for hotel reservation
31 March 2018

Cancellation without penalty
15 May 2018

30 June - 3 July 2018